Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC Celebrates Black History Month

Issue Date: 
January 31, 2011

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, 300 Halket St., Oakland, will celebrate Black History Month with the following events.

The Center for Urban Biblical Ministry, a partner of Geneva College, will be in the hospital’s main lobby from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 1 giving away 30 copies of the book Urban Heroes: Stories of Ordinary Pittsburgh Residents Who Do Extraordinary Things (Gazelle Press, 2010).

• From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 4, a Harambee Fair will be held in the hospital’s Zero Level Auditorium. Harambee is a Kenyan tradition of community self-help events, such as fundraising or development activities. The fair will feature vendors, art exhibition, and informational tables.

• Pitt Trustee William Strickland, (A&S ’70) president and CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation and a recently appointed member of President Obama’s Council for Community Solutions, will give a lecture, “The Art of Leadership,” at 3 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Zero Level Auditorium.